John Milton | On the Morning of Christs Nativity | A Review

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John Milton | On the Morning of Christs Nativity | A Review

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John Milton  On the Morning of Christs Nativity  A Review

John Milton’s ‘On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity’-A Review

“On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity” is a poem by John Milton that was first published in 1629, when Milton was just 21 years old. The poem is a meditation on the birth of Jesus Christ and the spiritual significance of that event. It is considered one of Milton’s most important early works, and it has been praised for its beauty, its theological insight, and its powerful use of language.

The poem is divided into two parts, with the first part focusing on the physical aspects of the Nativity and the second part exploring the spiritual significance of the event. In the first part, Milton describes the various elements of the Nativity scene, including the shepherds, the angels, the star, and the manger. He also describes the natural world, which is transformed by the arrival of the Christ child. The language is vivid and descriptive, with Milton using imagery and metaphor to create a sense of wonder and awe.

In the second part of the poem, Milton explores the theological implications of the Nativity. He presents Christ as the fulfillment of God’s plan for humanity, and he contrasts the new spiritual order that Christ brings with the darkness and confusion of the old order. He also emphasizes the transformative power of the Nativity, which brings hope and redemption to a world that had been lost in sin and despair.

Throughout the poem, Milton’s use of language is both beautiful and powerful. He employs a variety of poetic devices, including alliteration, metaphor, and rhyme, to create a sense of rhythm and musicality. The poem also contains many references to classical mythology and literature, which help to situate the Nativity within a broader cultural and historical context.

To conclude, “On the Morning of Christ’s Nativity” is a beautiful and powerful meditation on the birth of Christ and the spiritual significance of that event. It is a testament to Milton’s skill as a poet, as well as his deep theological insights and his ability to express those insights in language that is both accessible and profound. 0 0 0.

John Milton On the Morning of Christs Nativity A Review

N.B. The article originally belongs to the book entitled ‘Reviews of John Milton’s Literary Works‘ by Menonim Menonimus.

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